Resources for Prospective & Current LA Faculty
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LAs CAN FACILITATE ACTIVE LEARNING
- Several studies have pointed to the value of adopting peer interaction and active learning strategies for increasing student learning and grade performance.
- Using LAs can help support the implementation of these high impact approaches.
- LA implementation in large lecture courses has helped lower the “activation energy” for active learning and contributed to its spread throughout an institution.
- When LAs are used to transform traditional lecture-dominated courses into a more interactive and inclusive format, it is generally at a ratio of about one LA for every 20-30 students.